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Blockhouse Fort, Hampshire

Historical Description

Blockhouse Fort, a regular fortification, commanding the entrance to Portsmouth harbour. It has bastions and moat, is bombproof and casemated, and is armed with guns of the largest calibre, placed level with the water.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Hampshire (County Southampton) is available to browse.